into a room, and by their very presence they change the room. say, because to there are great figures in the 21st century. mandela, with what he went through, with what he overcame, and then, the highest act of the christian ethic is to forgive, nobody could touch the forgiveness of nelson mandela. to then have the guards who imprisoned him, attending his inaugural, what can you say? tavis: maxine waters fought hard to end apartheid, in california even before you got to congress. the very first rally i ever went to, the first protest rally was cienega,re, and la when she was leading this fight to bring back apartheid.